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them stay in the u.s. for permanent legal status and according to the report letting immigrants stay in the country. if they have less than three criminal convictions and haven't spent more than a year in prison. >> we are doing exactly what we said we'd do. we'll be prepared which we're very aggressively supporting. >> at first glance, the proposals go beyond what the president himself laid out less than a week ago. >> the time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform. >> in his state of the union address, president obama said illegal immigrants should not benefit over illegal immigrants. >> a path that includes passing a background check. learning english and going to the back of the line behind the folks trying to come here legally. >> democrats are eager to hold on to the 71% latino votes they want in the 2012 election. republicans are trying to show they are not antiimmigrant. analysts say the stakes for both sides are high. >> the republicans think they need to do immigration reform to get hispanics back into the party. they promised hispanics immigration reform. >> an
president obama's speech on growing gun violence in the u.s. in the windy city. she was to the to death in an alariy university hour after her younger sister destiny atemperatures the president's peach on friday. it is believed that the friend that she was with was the intended target. the family says the tragedy is surreal. >> it real hi hurt me when i found out it happened to my sister. i was just listening to. i was thinking about that and they called me and told me what happened to my sister. >> police are questioning two people considered persons of interest but have not made any arrests. >>> more controversy surrounding the gun control debate now. congress' latest plan to crack down on assault weapons would actually protect more than 2200 guns. that includes a semiautomatic rifle. the ruger 223 caliber mini 14 is on the list to be banned but a similar model would be exempted. the exempted one cannot be folded to be more compact. some experts say the proposed firearms list shows the a lack of understanding and expertise about guns. >>> it is president's day and who better to celebr
head southbound on 295. the anacostia freeway between malcolm x and the u.s. naval research lab, 295 is closed right now. we'll head to the top side of the beltway here through montgomery county. moving at speed. no problems to report there. over in gaithersburg and looking at 270, a build fire now closing both directions at cedar avenue. first responders on the scene there. we expect a light morning in terms of volume because of the holiday. but i'll be here. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. e traffic. >>> our big story, budget shedown on capitol hill is at a stand still while congress is on vacation this week. we now have less than two weeks before massive spending cuts kick in. >> the cuts known as sequestration would take away about $58 billion from the government's budget and about $46 billion would be cut from the pentagon. there would be a big impact on federal workers here in the district. >> republicans blame the president but democrats argue that mr. obama has a plan the republicans won't accept. >> they will not consider anything that includes closing loophole
a special visa for illegal immigrants allowing them to stay in the u.s. while they wait for permanent legal status. the republicans say the president is using the leak to gain a political edge. >>> also, it appears there will be a confirmation vote for chuck hagel as the next defense secretary. gop opponents had stalled the former senator's bid. some critics challenged his past statements and his criticism. president bush's administration. now, those opponents say they will probably allow his senate confirmation vote to proceed when senators come back to work one week from today. >>> parents, you've all been there. passengers without kids. you have too. >> a toddler on the plane pitching a fit and there is no what where to go. one mother says a man took things with a too far when he allegedly slapped her little boy. we'll hear about this story. >> it is cold outside. temperatures in the teens and low 20s. no doubt about it. feels like february out there. i'll have the details on the forecast. and julie wright has the day off. jeff newman has a look at the traffic coming up after the break.
hagel. critics say he isn't supportive enough u.s. ally israel and is unreasonably sympathetickic to iran. still, gop opponents say they will probably allow a confirmation vote when they return from break on the 25th. >>> a leaked immigration proposal from the white house is drawing some harsh criticism from republicans. the draft bill leaked to "usa today" would create a special sleys afor illegal immigrants allowing them to stay in the u.s. while they wait for permanent legal status. -- a special visa for illegal immigrants. >>> time now no the morning line. >> and u2. >> what? >> that was u2 and you too as well. >> let's just do this. >> the runners and caps had their first meeting yesterday. we don't like them. you know why? because they beat us last year in the semifinals. >> that is a good reason not to like somebody. >> you ever been in madison square guardens? >> yes, went there and saw the big east tournament last year. >> how did you get tickets? >> don't be asking that. >> caps are up 1-0 but rangers are pretty good. this is why they're pretty good. they may good defen
a special visa for illegal immaterial grants allowing them to stay in the u.s. only those who have been convicted of less than three crimes and spent no more than a year in prison. a bipartisan deal is also in the works which would require full boarder security before pathway to citizenship is offered. >>> meanwhile, senator john mccain is speaking out about the delay to vote on the defense d secretary pick. republicans should stop stalling a vote despite a his belief that chuck hagel is not qualified to run the pentagon. >> making headlines around the region now, the investigation continues into a house fire in southeast that critically injuredt a little girl. g flames ripped through this home on 33rd street yesterday morning.ay the 4 year old girl remains in the hospital. a 2 year old boy and three adults were treated for minor injuries. the home's owner is charged with felony threats and simple assault. investigators say he made threats against one of the women living at that home while crews worked to put out the flames.t >>> police on the eastern shore are investigating the murder
about $1.1 billion in profits in the u.s. last year and didn't pay one dime in taxes. the company is getting a refund of about -- wait for it -- $429 million. yeah. and it's all thanks to one tax deduction for executive stock options. the company gets to make deductions when employees cash in stock options. president obama is trying to get rid of similar tax loopholes but has never singled out facebook like he has with the oil and gas industry. >> just in time for tax season, the irs has own mobile app that can help you track the status of tax refund. it's called irs to go. allows users to get tax records. watch videos and get tips on topics. the app is a free download on google play or apple's app store. >>> thousands continue to clean up after friday's meteor explosion in russia. how some people are cashing in on the space rock. >> plus, dogs versus cats. we all know someone who likes one than the other right? talk disparaging thing about someone with too many cats. >> tucker says we're all hoarders. what makes us different. what makes us all the same. it's all in fun. we will t
the sequestration happen. the commonwealth would be burdened by the budget cuts with the pentagon, the u.s. navy base and high numbers of defense and civilian government contractors in the state. >> the president's day celebration is in full swing in alexandria. rolled through old town this afternoon. visitors can get into historic sites. take walking tours. there are even wine tastings going on. >> if you couldn't get to the parade, luck out with tickets to the white house easter egg roll. the lottery opens thursday morning at 10:00. you have from then to the 25th to sign up. march 1st find out if you snagged a ticket in the lottery. scheduled for monday april the 1st. that is the day after easter. head over to myfoxdc.com and look for a link to the ticket site. hopefully you'll have more luck than people trying to get beyonce tickets. >> i'm keeping my fingers crossed. >>> coming up tonight, a new study shows a positive impact certain tv shows can have on your children. >> i pushed him away. that's when he slapped jonah. >> and a man accused of slapping a toddler gets slapped back by his emplo
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